What a GSD Is or Is Not

Read 10 Reasons You Do NOT Want a German Shepherd Dog

A German Shepherd IS NOT:

a backyard or kenneled dog
low energy
highly sociable with strangers
able to thrive without training
able to thrive with long hours alone
submissive to other dogs

A German Shepherd IS a:

family dog
companion working dog
territorial and protective
a dog who needs to be involved in your life
a dog who thrives with something "to do"
sociable with children